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Population (year 2000): 17,449. Estimated population in July 2005: 22,820 (+30.8% change)
Males: 8,725 (50.0%), Females: 8,724 (50.0%)

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Median resident age: 32.2 years
Median household income: $60,325 (year 2000)
Median house value: $161,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Chaska:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.5%)
  • Hispanic (5.8%)
  • Other race (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (44.9%), Norwegian (15.5%), Irish (12.9%), Swedish (8.6%), English (5.9%), French (4.6%).

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Elevation: 728 feet

Land area: 13.7 square miles

Chaska,

For population 25 years and over in Chaska

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chaska city

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

5.0% Foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 0.8% Asia, 0.6% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,942 (+51.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Prairie, MN Eden (9.9 miles pop. 54,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MN Minneapolis, (25.0 miles pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (455.5 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MN (3.8 miles Carver, MN (4.9 miles Chanhassen, MN (5.2 miles Victoria, MN (6.6 miles Excelsior, MN (6.7 miles Shorewood, MN (6.7 miles Shakopee, Bay, MN (7.5 miles Tonka MN (7.6 miles Greenwood,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 140 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 1997: 161 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 1998: 165 buildings, average cost: $174,900
  • 1999: 194 buildings, average cost: $171,600
  • 2000: 140 buildings, average cost: $187,000
  • 2001: 176 buildings, average cost: $176,400
  • 2002: 307 buildings, average cost: $164,600
  • 2003: 283 buildings, average cost: $197,900
  • 2004: 235 buildings, average cost: $208,600
  • 2005: 145 buildings, average cost: $208,300

Latitude: 44.81 N, Longitude: 93.60 W

Area code: 952


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.8%), Educational,health and social services (15.7%), Retail trade (11.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +410 (+2.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,327 (25.3%)


 

Crime in Chaska by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002
Murders 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 5.7 0.0
Rapes 8 15 2
    per 100,000 45.8 86.0 11.5
Robberies 4 2 2
    per 100,000 22.9 11.5 11.5
Assaults 20 18 15
    per 100,000 114.6 103.2 86.0
Burglaries 37 31 44
    per 100,000 212.0 177.7 252.2
Thefts 355 265 320
    per 100,000 2034.5 1518.7 1833.9
Auto thefts 16 25 11
    per 100,000 91.7 143.3 63.0
151.7 148.8 121.3


Average climate in Chaska, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Chaska,

Chaska-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the Chaska city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category 4 tornado 10.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Spencer Tollackson - College basketball player (Minnesota Golden Gophers).


Main business address for: ENTEGRIS INC (PLASTICS PRODUCTS, NEC), LIFECORE BIOMEDICAL INC (BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS (NO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES)), FSI INTERNATIONAL INC (SPECIAL INDUSTRY MACHINERY, NEC).


Hospitals/medical centers near Chaska:
  • ST FRANCIS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; SHAKOPEE, MN)
  • RIDGEVIEW MEDICAL CENTER (about 14 miles; WACONIA, MN)
  • METHODIST HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; SAINT LOUIS PARK, MN)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Chaska:
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 27 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; ID: MSP)
  • ST CLOUD REGIONAL (about 59 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; ID: STC)
  • ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 100 miles; ROCHESTER, MN; ID: RST)
Other public-use airports nearest to Chaska:
  • FLYING CLOUD (about 11 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; ID: FCM)
  • MARTY'S TRANQUILITY BASE (about 13 miles; PRIOR LAKE, MN; ID: 45D)
  • A.R.S. SPORT STRIP (about 17 miles; BELLE PLAINE, MN; ID: 7Y7)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 18 $89,800 $59,866 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $12,947 $31,072 3 $4,957
Firefighters 1 $4,705 $56,460 58 $8,081
Parks and Recreation 21 $75,072 $42,898 109 $39,580
Water Supply 6 $25,837 $51,674 0 $0
Electric Power 10 $48,201 $57,841 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 8 $32,468 $48,702 3 $1,614
Streets and Highways 15 $60,812 $48,649 0 $0
Financial Administration 10 $34,645 $41,574 3 $4,140
Other Government Administration 7 $31,479 $53,964 5 $1,893
Totals for Government 101 $415,966 $49,421 181 $60,265


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chaska:
  • NORMANDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; BLOOMINGTON, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,636)
  • MINNEAPOLIS COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 25 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; FT enrollment: 3,857)
  • HENNEPIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 26 miles; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; FT enrollment: 3,138)
  • NORTH HENNEPIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; FT enrollment: 3,097)
  • AUGSBURG COLLEGE (about 27 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; FT enrollment: 2,662)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-TWIN CITIES (about 28 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; FT enrollment: 36,289)
  • ANOKA-RAMSEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 32 miles; COON RAPIDS, MN; FT enrollment: 3,627)
Public high schools in Chaska:
  • CHASKA SR. (Students: 1,672; Location: 5450 PIONEER TRAIL; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • CARVER ALC (Students: 134; Location: 309 LAKE HAZELTINE DR.; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • CSEC ALC WESTONKA (Students: 45; Location: 309 LAKE HAZELTINE DR.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SCOTT ALC (Students: 32; Location: 309 LAKE HAZELTINE DR.; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • CSEC ALC C IND (Students: 22; Location: 309 LAKE HAZELTINE DR.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CSEC ALC NEWLEMONT (Students: 19; Location: 309 LAKE HAZELTINE DR.; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • CSEC ALC WEST CARVER (Students: 13; Location: 309 LAKE HAZELTINE DR.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CSEC ALC C SB (Students: 7; Location: 309 LAKE HAZELTINE DR.; Grades: 11 - 12)
  • CSEC ALC S IND (Students: 5; Location: 309 LAKE HAZELTINE DR.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CSEC ALC S SB (Students: 1; Location: 309 LAKE HAZELTINE DR.; Grades: 12 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Chaska:
  • CHASKA MID. EAST (Students: 970; Location: 1750 CHESTNUT ST.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CHASKA MID. WEST (Students: 879; Location: 140 ENGLER BLVD. E.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JONATHAN EL. (Students: 617; Location: 110300 PIONEER TRL. W.; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • PIONEER RIDGE FRESHMEN CENTER (Students: 617; Location: 1085 PIONEER TRAIL EAST; Grades: 09 - 09)
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD CTR. (Students: 617; Location: 110600 VILLAGE RD.; Grades: KG - KG)
  • CLOVER RIDGE EL. (Students: 607; Location: 114000 HUNDERMARK RD.; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • CHASKA EL. (Students: 543; Location: 1800 N. CHESTNUT ST.; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • WORLD LEARNER CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 118; Location: 112050 HUNDERTMARK RD.; Grades: 01 - 06)
  • UNIQUE LEARNERS (Students: 99; Location: 11 PEAVEY ROAD; Grades: PK - PK)
  • CARVER-SCOTT EDUCATIONAL COOP. (Students: 71; Location: 401 E. 4TH ST.; Grades: 02 - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Chaska:
  • GUARDIAN ANGELS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 343; Location: 217 WEST SECOND STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 257; Location: FOURTH & OAK STREETS; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Chaska:
  • CARVER COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,327,183; Location: 4 CITY HALL PLAZA; 136,492 books; 6,302 audio materials; 5,152 video materials; 363 serial subscriptions)

Cemetery: Moravian Cemetery (1).

Lakes and reservoirs: Bavaria, Lake (A), Big Woods Lake (B), McKnight Lake (C), Courthouse Lake (D), Brickyard Clayhole (E), Jonathan, Lake (F), Hazeltine Lake (G), Firemens Clayhole (H).

Creek: Chaska Creek (A).

Park in Chaska: Firemens Park (1).


Chaska compared to Minnesota state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Chaska:
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KWOM (1600 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, MN; Owner: WATERTOWN RADIO, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KKMS (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, MN)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • KYCR (1570 AM; 4 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING COMPANY,)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chaska:
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • WGVZ (105.7 FM; EDEN PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KTTB (96.3 FM; GLENCOE, MN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)
  • KRDS-FM (95.5 FM; NEW PRAGUE, MN; Owner: RADIO SOUTHERN MINNESOTA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Chaska:
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

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